Board of Directors


  • Executive Vice President

    Masashi Yasuda

    Deputy to Group CEO; Group CFO; Head of Group Management Division; CPA

  • Executive Vice President

    Hiroyuki Nishiyama

    Deputy to Group CEO; Group COO

  • Executive Vice President

    Issei Ainoura

    Head of Group Payment Processing Division; President , GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.

  • Executive Vice President

    Tadashi Ito

    Head of Group Infrastructure Division; Manager of Business Division

  • Senior Managing Director

    Hirofumi Yamashita

    Head of Group Systems Division; General Manager of Systems Division

  • Senior Managing Director

    Katsumi Arisawa

    Head of Group Financial Department and General Manager of Group Global Business Development Office and Group Human Resources Department; Certified Public Tax Accountant

  • Executive Director

    Toshiaki Horiuchi

    Head of Innovation and Technology Systems Office

  • Executive Director

    Teruhiro Arai

    Corporate Development(Friend Maker); CPA

  • Executive Director

    Yasuo Hayashi

    General Manager of Internet Provider Business Department and Media Sales Department, Business Division

  • Director

    Kimihiro Kodama

    General Manager of Domain Hosting Business Department, Business Division

  • Director

    Ichiro Chujo

    Head of Security Business and Advisor for Overseas Strategies; President , GMO GlobalSign K.K.

  • Director

    Makoto Hashiguchi

    Head of Group Advertisement Division; President , GMO AD Partners Inc.

  • Director

    Atsuko Fukui

    General Manager of Group Communication Department

  • Director

    Takehito Kaneko

    Chairman, GMO Aozora Net Bank, Ltd.

  • Director

    Noriko Inagaki

    General Manager of Group Finance Department; Certified Public Tax Accountant

Board of Directors Audit Committee Member

  • Director and Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

    橘 弘一

  • Director and Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

    Keigo Ogura


  • Director and Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

    Takashi Gunjikake

    Certified Public Tax Accountant

  • Director and Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

    Kaname Masuda

    Attorney at Law

Technology Advisor

  • (Japan Android Group, Honorary chairman
    Marulec+MaruLabo, representativ)

    Fujio Maruyama

    Born in Odate City, Akita Prefecture. Graduated from Tokyo University, Education Faculty. Doctorate in Social Science Research, Hitotsubashi University, Wakkanai Hokusei Gakuen University, Professor. Wakkanai Hokusei Gakuen University, first president. Waseda University, Information Production Systems Research, Professor
    Doctorate in Social Science Research, Hitotsubashi University
    Future University Hakodate, Information Faculty Professor (Special Appointment)
    Japan Java Users Group, Founding Chairman. Japan Android Group, Founding Chairman. Cloud Research, representativ

Special Advisor

  • Academic History

    Hideyuki Negoro

    Associate professor at the Harvard University Medical Faculty, University of Paris Medical Faculty, and University of Milan, Board Member and Professor at the Graduate School of Project Design.
    Affiliation andAdvisory Roles
    Internal Medicine Specialist - Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, Advisor - Japanese Society of Anti-Aging Medicine, Advisor on Japan - American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Advisor - Tokyo Marine Nichido, Advisor - Dentsu.

    Doctor Negoro's specializations include internal medicine, anti-aging medicine, gene therapy,longevity gene therapy, and aesthetic internal medicine. Conducting research at 5 universities worldwide, Doctor Negoro is active in world leading clinical research and medical training. He is also the author of several best-selling books including Shintai Kakumei - Sekai Saisentan Anti-Aging Hosoku (The Body Revolution - World Leading Antiaging Techniques) and Netteiru Uchi ni Byoki ni Naranai Karada wo Tsukuru Hon (Building defense against sickness while you sleep), both published by Kadogawa Marketing.

  • Solicitor

    Masakazu Iwakura

    April 1987 Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association registration Joined Nishimura Law Office (now Nishimura & Partners).April 2004 Professor, Law Faculty, Hitotsubashi University.April 2006 Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University.June 2011 Appointed External Auditor, Imperial Hotel.

  • Motohide Yoshikawa

    Graduated from the International Christian University(ICU)College of Liberal Arts.
    Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1974.
    Served at Spain, Argentina, United Kingdom, OECD, Thailand and United Nations(NY), and held such posts as Director-General of the Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau of the Ministry, Ambassador to Spain, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan,Ambassador to the OECD and Ambossador to the United Nations.Retired from Diplomatic Service in 2016.Distinguished Professor at the ICU from 2017.
    Speaks Japanese,English,Spanish and French.